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HAPPENING TODAY: Decision about Post Office's lease could be made Video included

The lease at the current Post Office building on Barstow Street in Eau Claire is set to expire at the end of September. More>>

Eau Claire man sentenced to prison for fatal hit-and-run crash Video included

Gregory Price, who's from Elk Mound, pleaded guilty Thursday to homicide by drunk driving. More>>

Area man charged with 15 crimes after crash involving several vehicles

An area man is facing more than a dozen charges for a crash that involved several vehicles...and in a tragic twist, a Good Samaritan who stopped to help the driver, ending up dying at the scene.
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Woodman's grocery store breaks ground Video included

Today, a crew in Altoona began digging at the future site of Woodman's grocery store, in the River Prairie area off of Highway 53. More>>

Close calls with trains lead to warnings for drivers in Lake Hallie Video included

Anyone trying to nap in Lake Hallie this afternoon may have had a hard time getting some shut eye because of a joint effort between the Union Pacific Railroad and Lake Hallie Police. More>>

Michigan mother and son accused of torturing 11-year-old boy

The Van Buren County sheriff's department says that 28-year-old Randall Hamilton and 46-year-old Peggy Hamilton are jailed on $1 million bonds after their arraignment Wednesday on torture and child abuse charges in South Haven District Court. More>>

Two California counties petition to become 51st state

Modoc and Siskiyou counties have a combined population of about 53,000. They submitted petitions from their county governments to the secretaries of the state Assembly and Senate on Thursday. More>>

Students no longer have to pick between school and food

“My first year of college, I came upon a lot of financial struggles, and there came a point where finding food was a bigger problem than my math test,” says former UW Eau Claire student Denise Bustamante. Quitting school was Denise's only option.  More>>

Boys & Girls Club enrollment numbers on the rise Video included

Chippewa Valley (WQOW) - It's still another few days before public school students head back but some never stopped learning. They stayed busy this summer at a local organization. More>>

New students move into UW-Eau Claire dorms Video included

Futons, folders, and freshmen: it's in with the new at UW-Eau Claire today. First years from around the world settled into their dorms today. More>>

Political ads create confusion for voters Video included

No matter which side you're on, political ads often contradict each other. So how can Wisconsin be both the worst in the Midwest in job growth and the third best?

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